Arkansas Tech University earned its third men’s golf team title of the 2016-17 season by claiming the championship in the Natural State Golf Classic at Red Apple Inn and Country Club in Heber Springs on Monday and Tuesday.
The Wonder Boys returned team scores of 285-291 for a 576 total and a three-stroke victory among a field of 11 teams.
Austin Smith was Tech’s top individual finisher. He shot 68-74. His even-par total of 142 was good for a share of second place in the individual standings.
Ryan Spurlock (T-8th, 73-71-144), Luke Cornett (T-12th, 72-73-145) and Putter Srinoon (T-12th, 72-73-145) also contributed to the Wonder Boys’ team score.
Arkansas Tech will compete in the Great American Conference Championships April 23-25 at Hot Springs Country Club.